OPK Insiders Buying – following Jack A. Bass

Yesterday, Feb. 24, 2014, 153 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $614.00 to $8,867,579,754,879.72.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Opko Health (OPK) – ( research report available from The Street.com )

Frost Phillip Md Et Al who is CEO & Chairman at Opko Health bought 17,200 shares at $9.00 on Feb. 24, 2014. Following this transaction, the CEO & Chairman owned 139.3 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.01% with the 17,200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $9.07, up $0.07, or 0.73% since the insider transaction.  Historical insider transactions for Opko Health go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 46,730
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 30,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 46,730
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 30,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 46,730

The average volume for Opko Health has been 4.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Opko Health has a market cap of $3.6 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 5.92% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Opko Health, Inc., a pharmaceutical and diagnostics company, engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel and proprietary technologies. It operates in two segments, Pharmaceuticals and Diagnostics. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Opko Health a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

OPKO Health Inc(OPK:NYSE, US)

BuySell

9.06USDIncrease0.12(1.34%)Volume:

Below Average
As of market close 25 Feb 2014.

Quote Details

Open 8.92 P/E Ratio (TTM)
Last Bid/Size 8.96 / 10 EPS (TTM) -0.29
Last Ask/Size 9.10 / 5 Next Earnings 17 Mar 2014
Previous Close 8.94 Beta 0.85
Volume 2,861,359 Last Dividend
Average Volume 3,354,194 Dividend Yield 0.00%
Day High 9.15 Ex-Dividend Date
Day Low 8.84 Shares Outstanding 408.0M
52 Week High 12.95 # of Floating Shares 216.217M
52 Week Low 6.14 Short Interest as % of Float 21.13%
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On Feb 18 ( one week ago ) we highlighted GT Advanced Technologies – then at  $ 11.80
GT Advanced Technologies Inc(GTAT:NASDAQ, US)

BuySell
13.86USDDecrease0.28(-1.98%)Volume:
Above Average
As of market close 25 Feb 2014.

Quote Details

Open 14.46 P/E Ratio (TTM)
Last Bid/Size 13.75 / 3 EPS (TTM) -1.71
Last Ask/Size 13.89 / 50 Next Earnings 28 Apr 2014
Previous Close 14.14 Beta 1.88
Volume 11,364,056 Last Dividend
Average Volume 9,444,935 Dividend Yield 0.00%
Day High 14.52 Ex-Dividend Date
Day Low 13.71 Shares Outstanding 134.2M
52 Week High 14.52 # of Floating Shares 133.8332M
52 Week Low 2.61 Short Interest as % of Float 22.93%
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